A newborn calf surfacing with its mother. At birth, calves' white patches are pink / yellow, becoming white during their first year.
Killer whale surfacing in front of the of the fishing village of Grundarfjörður.
Tranquil killer whales on a calm day in Grundarfjörður.
Male killer whale surfacing in front of the of the fishing village of Grundarfjörður.
Resting line of killer whales in front of the of the fishing village of Grundarfjörður.
A day I'll never forget... killer whales surfacing in mirror-calm water in front of Kirkjufell, Grundarfjörður.
Discover the World guests watching killer whales from Láki in Grundarfjörður.
Spy-hopping juvenile killer whale, Grundarfjörður.
Resting line of killer whales in Breiðafjörður with the Westfjords in the distance.
A family group travelling in Grundarfjörður. Notice the scars on the male's saddle patch and the nick in his dorsal fin, both of which can be used to identify individual whales.
A close encounter with a surfacing killer whale - you can see the bubbles forming as the whale exhales just below the surface.
A close encounter with a surfacing killer whale.
Killer whales surfacing in front of the of the fishing village of Grundarfjörður.
Killer whales surfacing, Grundarfjörður
"Humpy" a large male killer whale with a very distinctive growth or hump, surfacing in rough weather. We have seen Humpy regularly in 2012 and 2013.
An adult male killer whale in Grundarfjörður.
An adult male killer whale. Males live to around 30 years of age (up to 50-60 years) and as they mature, their dorsal fins become tall and triangular.
Females killer whales live to around 50 years of age (up to 80-90 years) and have smaller falcate (curved) dorsal fins.
Discover the World guests watching killer whales from Hotel Framnes in Grundarfjörður.
Male killer whale, Grundarfjörður.
Ragnar (or Raggy), a male killer whale with a distinctive large notch at the base of his dorsal fin.
Another unforgettable day when we encountered a super-pod of 500+ white beaked dolphins.